Homeless persons are dying on Britain’s streets in history numbers. It is a disaster that displays alone in cities and metropolitan areas throughout the country and its causes and alternatives are advanced and diversified.
The Guardian’s Simon Hattenstone and Daniel Lavelle have been investigating homelessness for months and pieced alongside one another the lives of nine persons who died this year. They explain to Anushka Asthana that cuts to regional providers have strike hard and the difficulties of habit, domestic abuse, psychological wellbeing and household breakdown all intersect in strategies that can overwhelm charities and assist networks.
As Britain prepares to vote in a possibly era-defining basic election, the national homelessness disaster has barely featured in the campaign.
Also today: Haroon Siddique on the divisive and sectarian campaign targeting some of Britain’s Hindu voters by using WhatsApp.
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